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The attack took place on the outskirts of Adado district in Galgadud province, the scene of recent tribal clashes and Al-Shabaab extremist attacks on government-controlled towns.
The civil servants will work from home and the public was ordered to wear the facemasks at markets, mosques, transport, and workplace with a limit on the travels within the country.
Since the end of Farmajo'ss term in office on Feb 8, the United States has used harsh language against Somali political leaders, blaming them for their failure in agreeing on an election model and move the country forward.
The killers managed to escape from the crime scene before the arrival of the security forces, said witnesses described the murder as premeditated.
Talks are underway between Somali PM and opposition candidates in Mogadishu amid no signs of holding an inclusive election due to the dispute over the formation of the biased poll committee.
Roble, who has no executive power, is said to be reluctant to accept some of the opposition's demands, but he is trying to resolve the ongoing dispute over the country's electoral process.
Somalia has joined the long list of countries waiting to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. The country expects to get 1.2 million doses of the Oxford Astrazaneca vaccine from WHO in March and April 2021.
The pandemic is spreading rapidly in the entire capital, according to a joint statement issued by the ministry with 8 people who died over the last 48 hours in Mogadishu.
Police officer Capt. Abdi Jama, told KON that the IED explosions had taken place in different locations in the seaside city between 8am and 11am local time, targeting senior administrative and military officials.
Somalia is ranked one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist with nearly 70 media workers killed and many fled the country since 1991 after the break out of the civil war.
The outgoing president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo faces accusations that he is the main obstacle to the election and aims to reinstate dictatorship in the country after 30 years.
The PM declined to agree on the opposition's attendance at the meeting between Farmajo and leaders of the regional states over the electoral standoff in the country, according to sources.